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  • 27 April 2019 at 09:30 AM
    The Liner Hotel, Liverpool in Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Dementia Awareness, Liverpool 2019

    Dementia Awareness

    This one day workshop is suited for people who work in the care or health sectors and with people with dementia as part of the daily lives, front line workers who often deal vulnerable people as part of their work or UNISON members who know someone who is suffering with dementia.

    In this one day workshop you will:

    • Get a general understanding of the experiences of people living with dementia and that of their family and carers
    • Learn the different types of dementia and the causes
    • Examine some strategies that may assist the individual and the their carer in the management of the condition
    • Gain understanding of the person-centred approach and the importance of effective communication in recognising, supporting and empowering the individual
  • 01 May 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Arena Point, Manchester

    OLBA Manchester 1st May 2019

    A 1 day course for new Branch treasurers on how to use the Online Branch Accounts system.

  • 02 May 2019 at 09:30 AM
    Cotton Exchange, Liverpool

    Mental Health Awareness Liverpool 2nd May 2019

    A 1 day course to raise awareness for reps, representing members who are experiencing mental health issues.

  • 30 May 2019 at 06:00 AM
    TBC

    Functional Skills: English Waiting List 2019

    Functional Skills: English qualifications.
    This course is aimed at people developing their confidence and skills in English.

    You will work and develop your skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification. The skills you will learn will improve your confidence in using English in everyday settings.

    This course is advertised as a waiting list. Please ignore the date and time advertised on this course. This is so we can keep the the course placed in the list where you can find it easily.

    When we have enough people in an area we will organise an introduction session so you can meet your tutor and find out more about the course and qualification.

     

  • 30 May 2019 at 06:00 AM
    TBC

    Functional Skills Maths: Waiting List 2019

    Functional Skills: Maths qualifications.

    This course is aimed at people developing their confidence and skills in Maths.

    You will work and develop your skills and gain a nationally recognised qualification. The skills you will learn will improve your confidence in using Maths in everyday settings.

    This course is advertised as a waiting list. Please ignore the date and time advertised on this course. This is so we can keep the the course placed in the list where you can find it easily.

    When we have enough people in an area we will organise an introduction session so you can meet your tutor and find out more about the course and qualification.

     

  • 30 May 2019 at 06:00 AM
    TBC

    Numeracy Challenge Champions: Waiting List 2019

    Numeracy Challenge Champions

    This is a course for UNISON Union Learning Representatives.

    Numeracy Challenge Champions learn how to use different promotional materials from the National Numeracy Challenge to promote good Maths skills in the work place. You don’t have to be a maths expert, and you will not to be expected to teach maths.

    The workshop will enable you to:

    • Help others to see Maths as a valuable part of everyday life
    • Encourage people to use the Challenge online
    • Support people to use the challenge
    • Challenge the view that maths ability can’t be changed
    • Promote the challenge through leaflets, newsletters and in meetings
    • Run an introductory Numeracy Challenge workshop.

    This course is advertised as a waiting list. Please ignore the date and time advertised on this course. This is so we can keep the the course placed in the list where you can find it easily.

    When we have enough people to run the course we will contact you with the course details.

  • 30 May 2019 at 06:00 AM
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    Return to Learn: Waiting List 2019

    Return to Learn

     The Return to Learn course is designed for members who have been away from learning for some time. The runs one evening a week for 10 weeks and there is also a weekend overnight stay with your course group.

    On this course you will learn and develop skills to help you in everyday life and work.  You will learn a number of skills, including:

    • Confidence to express your opinion in group conversations
    • Helping your children with homework
    • Note-taking
    • Being able to present ideas to people
    • Problem solving
    • Thinking about and planning for your future

    There are no exams to take and the group has a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.

    Like the rest of our learning programme, this course is free and your travel costs will be paid for (your overnight stay, travel, accommodation and food will also be covered), we can even provide help with childcare/dependent costs.

    This course is advertised as a waiting list. Please ignore the date and time advertised on this course. This is so we can keep the the course placed in the list where you can find it easily.

    When we have enough people in an area we will organise an introduction session so you can meet your tutor and find out more about the course.

  • 30 May 2019 at 06:00 PM

    Women's Lives: Waiting List 2019

    Women’s Lives

    This course is only for women and gives you the opportunity to learn and develop skills in a friendly, supportive environment. The course runs for one evening a week for 10 weeks and there is also a weekend overnight stay with your course group.

    The course will help you develop confidence and skills through different activities with co-operation and mutual support of your group. You will learn a number of skills, including:

    • Confidence to express your opinion in group conversations
    • Helping your children with homework
    • Note-taking
    • Being able to present ideas to people
    • Problem solving
    • Thinking about and planning for your future

    There are no exams to take and the group has a supportive and relaxed atmosphere.

    Like the rest of our learning programme, this course is free and your travel costs will be paid for (your overnight stay travel, accommodation and food will also be covered), we can even provide help with childcare/dependent costs.

    Please Note: This is a Waiting List for this course. We need to find out who is interested in doing this course and where you live, this will help us plan where to next run the course. The date given is only to keep this course waiting list in a position in the calendar where it can be seen and easily accessed.

    If you know of a group of people who would be interested in doing this course, please let me know by email: l.marchant@unison.co.uk or by telephone: Lyndsey Marchant: 07939 583 811. We can look at running this course in your area.


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